State Resources-Texas

The resources listed below provide information and referral or direct services to deaf and hard of hearing children.  They will be able to answer your questions about deafness and related information, or refer you to the most appropriate organizations and services in your area.  This is not a comprehensive list, but rather a starting point to help you identify the different types of services available statewide.  The State Office of Special Education provides information about local elementary and secondary programs for deaf and hard of hearing students.

STATE SCHOOL
Texas School for the Deaf
1102 South Congress Avenue
PO Box 3538
Austin, TX 78764
TTY/V: 512-462-5353
Toll Free: 1-800-332-3873
FAX: 512-462-5313
Website: http://www.tsd.state.tx.us

DEAF-BLIND SERVICES
Helen Keller National Center, Region 6
12160 Abrams road, Suite 620
Dallas, TX 75243
TTY/V/VP: 972-490-9677
FAX: 972-490-6042
Website: http://www.HKNC.org

STATE OFFICE OF SPECIAL EDUCATION
Texas Education Agency
Special Education
1701 North Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78701-1494
V: 512-463-9424
FAX: 512-463-9362
Website: http://www.tea.state.tx.us/special.ed

STATE VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION
Texas Department of Assistive & Rehabilitation Services
4800 North Lamar Blvd.
Austin, TX 78756
TTY: 1-866-581-9328
V: 1-800-628-5115
Website: http://www.dars.state.tx.us/drs/vr.shtml

RESOURCE AND SERVICE CENTERS ON DEAFNESS
The Deaf & Hard of Hearing Center
5151 McArdle
Corpus Christi, TX 78411
V: 361-993-1154
V: 1-866-996-1154
FAX: 361-993-4271
Website: http://deafhhcenter.org/

Gallaudet University Regional Center - Southwest Region
Arlene Garcia-Gunderson, Director
Austin Community College - Riverside Campus
1020 Grove Blvd. #1143
Austin, TX 78741
Phone: 512-410-7071
E-mail: agunders@austincc.edu
Website: http://www.austincc.edu/swgurc/

POST-SECONDARY PROGRAMS
Collin County Community College

Disability Services (ACCESS)
2800 East Spring Creek Parkway, Room G-200
Plano, TX 75074
TTY/V: 972-881-5152
FAX: 972-881-5072
Website: http://www.collin.edu/studentresources/disabilityservices/

SW Collegiate Institute for the Deaf
3200 Avenue C
Big Spring, TX 79720
TTY/V: 432-264-3700
FAX: 432-264-3707
Website: http://www.howardcollege.edu/swcid/

Texas State Technical College
Deaf Student Services
3801 Campus Drive
Waco, TX 76705
V: 1-800-792-8784 ext. 3600
FAX: 254-867-3601
Website: http://www.waco.tstc.edu/accesslearning/disabilityservices

Last revised January 2015

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